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Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
same-sex marriage. justices have agreed to review california's prop 8. as john black stone tells us that means gay marriages are still on holiday cross the state. >> reporter: for five months in 2008 same sex couples in california could marry really. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples appealed it, it was ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters were hoping the supreme court would not take this case. teres stewart is san francisco's deputy city attorney. >> in many ways this is bad news? >> it is bad news in the sense that if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages quickly within a few days. again not only in san francisco. >> opponents say the supreme court should uphold the will of california voters defining marriage as only between a man and a woman. >> it's important to remember that still in the vast major the of states, four out of five states, the people have chosen to either vote themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> reporter: for tommy and
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
phone. >> reporter: john gallagher hasn't been able to right down a perpetrate address for the past ten years, much less a point of contact. >> they think there is something wrong with you the instant you say i don't have a cell phone or another number you can use. the world has changed from the point where having a communication device on you at all times is an imperative. >> reporter: john says it has held him and other homeless back from getting the right medication, doctor's appointments, housing and getting a day's work. >> go out and pound the pavement. people in offices at work don't want to you pound the pavement or knock on their door. they want you to call them and let you call them back. >> reporter: if the plan goes through, the homeless could apply for these virtual virtually free phones from insurance wireless. the program also pays the way for the new shelter initiative. >> they can sent texts to people. we can tell them you need to go to this or that shelter, come up, your application has come up for housing. it will change things tremendously. >> reporter: it also gives
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 1:35am PST
cancer center, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> after weeks on the run, tonight software tycoon john mcafee is in florida. we think. he arrived in miami this afternoon but hasn't been seen since. john mcafee says miami wasn't his choice, but when guatemalan authorities expelled him, they put him on a plane and told them where to go. they want to question john mcafee about his neighbor's murder. >>> we have new information and the man and woman found tied and gagged on a san francisco street. the suspects go by some pretty unusual names. >> reporter: according to court documents, the two male suspects, one carrying a gun, went inside this home at 3733 san bruno avenue, assaulted the male victim, 26-year-old steven reed, then tied his hands behind his back. then the suspects beat the female victim, 19-year-old audrey prado, then gagged her with a sock. last night a resident told linda yee that the police took key evidence away, including bedding. >> like what? like a computer? >> a computer, mattresses. >> mattresses? >> like a bed. >> reporter: after they drove away, police believe one of the susp
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
obama and house speaker john boehner spoke on the phone wednesday but publicly are holding firm on their positions. the white house has made clear the country could go over the cliff if republicans refuse to raise taxes on the top 2% of american earners. >> to do that to 98% of the american people, because of an insistence that the wealthiest americans get a tax cut would be profoundly wrong. >> reporter: republican leaders say they will close loopholes and eliminate tax breaks but bush-era tax cuts must be extended to all americans. >> reporter: the standoff and debt concerns ryan. so much so, that he is the guy if the suit dancing gangnam style with former senator alan simpson. the group the can kicks back is working to get young people involved in fixing the debt crisis. >> we are trying to connect with our generation in a different way using humor to hook them in and get them to learn about this issue and understand how it affects their lives. >> reporter: the grassroots campaign wants to sign up more than 2 million people to push pressure on both sides. danielle nottingham, cb
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
, tonight john mcafee is in the hospital. the anticomputer virus pioneer suffered a couple of mild heart attacks while in jail in guatemala. he was arrested there for illegally entering the country. he was denied asylum. so that means he could be sent back to belize where authorities want to talk to him about the murder of his neighbor. >>> new questions tonight on how well the oakland police department will function under scrutiny by a federal monitor. the city has agreed to surrender some control of the opd. cbs 5 reporter da lin on those who say it will now be harder to fight crime. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignacio de la fuente says the arrangement creates too many restrictions on police officers to fight crime. >> police got have the ability to use what they learn in order to identify people before they commit crimes. >> reporter: the compliance
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
, how john mcafee ended up in the hospital. >>> a van plows into a jewelry store, narrowly missing the customer, what the driver says caused her to lose control. >> last going on, i had a former student give birth in the car. >> how about that, a lesson they never expected how teachers stepped in to deliver a baby in a school parking lot. we got that story and much more when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.97. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another -- only $2.99 for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, "yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday." this happened in the atlanta >>> a mini van slams into a jewelry store. fortunately everyone did survive. this happened in the atlanta area. the store owner says she looked up, saw the hood of a car coming through the window and just ran. a customer who was hit suffered a head injury. a carb
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the workers give thanks for father john brenkle a champion of farm worker housing for nearly 30 years. >> this valley is so darn prosperous. it was a scandal having them sleeping in cars. >> reporter: when he first came to saint helena catholic church in 1983 he immediately noticed the plight of the farm worker. at night he would see up to 40 of them crowded onto the church porch to sleep. >> when i went to bed in my warm bed, i felt very uncomfortable. >> reporter: at first, father brenkle offered showers and meals at his church and set up a tent city in yountville. and he organized groups to create long-term housing. in 2002 they passed measure l allowing landowners to donate less than 40-acre parcels for housing. >> our slogan in the church was vote for l or go to hell. >> reporter: his leadership gave rise to three farm worker owned it is centers to houseworkers. laborers pay $12 a night to cover half the operating cost. a voluntary tax on vintners covers the rest. angel calderon runs the centers. he says the 81-year-old priest created a model for farm worker housing. >>
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
suicide notes were there. >>> it looks like authorities down in belize will not get to question john mcafee anytime soon because the antivirus software founder is back home in the united states. he flew into florida today arriving in miami international airport actually yesterday evening after being kicked out of guatemala for entering the country illegally. he had snuck in to dodge belize police who want to question him about his neighbor's murder. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. they wanted to return me it belize. the problem was that police in guatemala are going to be signing a peace accord next year. belize demanded my return. >> no one knows where he went after leaving the airport or what he plans to do next. my guess is well hear from him again. >> i don't think this is over yet. >>> time now is 5:10. coming up, it's a golden road trip for the warriors. >> plus, it's being called a stunning success. >> the bay area school redefining bilingual education. great story coming up. >> and ever wonder what really happens during the commercial breaks? thi
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
job or housing. john gallagher knows. he's living it. >> they think there is something wrong with you the saint you say i don't have a cell phone. >> he is look for a new program that was just approved by the california public utilities commission. it is a federal program called lifeline run by the cell company assurance. it would give a free cell phone to the homeless and those with a very low income. to call if i you have to make less than 24,700 a year in a one to two person house hold or be enrolled in programs like medicaid, federal public housing or the national school lunch program. >> going to be able to send text to people and say following your application you have a shelter bed here or you need to go to a resource center because we don't have a bit. or, please come in. your ab location has come up for housing. i think it will really change things tremendously. >> but, who pays for the free phones? phone customers pay an average of $10 a year to operate it. it is mandated by the federal government. >> if you found out you had to pay a little bit of money in order for them to
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
reason i have gray hair. stephanie john put that tape together. we traveled to rhiwanda. the children loved her and want today touch her because she was so white. [laughter] you all mean the world to me, and i have been the luckiest woman in the world. i wish that careers were like mine going forward, but the business is changing and i'm so grateful that i have this opportunity to share my career and share my time with all of you, and i will miss you all. i feel like dorothy. >> okay. but this career is ending but another one is begoing. as with most talented people, they are not talented in one area alone. i want to show some of your artwork and from your website. can i tip that, too. dana art.com. this is some of your work it's beautiful. >> thank you very much. i have loved every minute of job i have had for the past 25 years, i feel this pull toward creating art. because, you know, we tell stories that last a minute, 33 minutes, maybe, but art can last a lifetime. i want to tell stories with my art. >> is that allen? [laughter] >> you know, i was just wondering. >> she pestered me
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> a big victory for millionaire fugitive john mcafee. he was released from guatemalan custody. he snuck into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with the murder of his neighbor. a guatemalan judge has given mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation sorted out. >>> mexican transportation officials say the plane carrying singing sensation jenni rivera plunged almost vertically from 28,000 feet. the plane did a nosedive into the ground at 600 miles an hour. investigators are piecing together the wreckage to find the exact cause of the crash. they say it could take days. >>> it is 5:20. new this morning, it is the blessing tweeted around the world and now the head of the catholic church has more twitter followers than all of us. pope benedict xvi's message, dear friends, i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. he also added i bless all of you from my heart, in eighth different languages. an hour after the twice more than 700,000 people started following him and i guess will go up quite a bit. >> the first pope to tweet. >> i bet twitter is lovin
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
cliff" crisis versus just 25% who approve of the republicans speaker of the house john boehner. >> thank you. >>> we have some breaking news now out of southern california. cal state fullerton is on lockdown. we have a live picture of the campus for you there. here's what's going on. police are searching for two armed men. now they believe it started when five suspects robbed a jewelry store in riverside county. after a chase that ended near the fullerton campus, apparently they have been able to arrest two of those suspects. police checking the campus for two others and we have some earlier video of the fifth suspect respect who police say carjacked this silver car and took off. the chase went on for miles. it finally anded in watts where police chased the suspect down and arrested him at that baseball diamond. >>> the white house has one word for korea's rocket launch. irresponsible. now the united nations security council is work on their response. cbs news reporter monica villamizar has more. >> reporter: north korea says it fired this long-range rocket into orbit to launch a weather
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
the 2012 john w. heisman award, awarded to the best player in college football. it was a three-man race. quarterback johnny manziel out of texas a&m, notre dame linebacker manti te'o, and quarterback collin klein from kansas state. new york's downtown athletic club, the site. >> the 2012 winner of the heisman memorial trophy is johnny manziel! >> they call him johnny football. johnny manziel, a red-shirt freshman. yeah. he is the winner of the heisman trophy. his big mark was that win at alabama earlier in the season. manti te'o finished second. collin klein finished third. >>> high school, norcal football titles, the open division. it must mean de la salle. coach bob at sac state against folsom in blue. already up 7-0. the touchdown run. it's 13-0, spartans. no answer for folsom. chris williams to andrew buckley on 4th down. spartans rolled 49-15 to remain unbeaten. a couple of scores to pass on to you from tonight out of division 2. clayton valley on the losing end to oakdale, 27- 24. marin, the wildcats are moving on. they beat sutter 23-7 in division 3. >>> stanford women's vol
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
new jersey. >> where in the world is john macafy. why he high tailed it to a luxury resort to try and clear his name. >>> plans to build a little dog park turned into an epic fight in one bay area city. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. fire. and in this case, bushels of pot, as well. a two-alarm house fire in te haight led police to a sizee grow operation. police ended up pulling out bags of marijuana plants, along with some sophisticated cultivatn equipment. no word on any arrests.. or, what started e fire. (new1) there's a drone war being wd in alameda county. the sheriff's office says it nes one of the pint-sized spy- planes, for public safety purposes. but cbs-5's ann notarangelo tells us: critis worry big brother might jusp on board. needs one of those pint sized spy planes for public safety purposes. critics worry the big brother might just
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
president obama and house speaker john boehner. here on capital hill, boehner says he is still waiting for the white house to respond to the latest gop proposal. >> this isn't a progress report because there's no progress to report. >> republicans are offering to extend tax breaks for all americans, close tax loopholes and cut nearly $1.5 trillion in spending. >> i came out the day after the election to put revenues on the table to take a step toward the president to try to resolve this. when is he going to take a step toward us. >> jay david cox sees real conqueenses if the country goes over the cliff. >> -- consequences if the country goes over the cliff. >> there would be a lot of employees who would be furloughed or lose their job. >> speaker boehner says he will be staying in town this weekend ready to negotiate with the president. danielle nottingham, cbs news washington. >>> a car can't be registered at the dmv. turning buyers and sellers into big losers. >>> when it comes to early december weather, does it get any better than this? if you're a fan of sunshine, we will t
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
closures, we're told that one lane on southbound john daly is completely shut down. chp says it's expected to be closed for the next couple of hours. as you can see, there's video from earlier. fire trucks and chp on scene trying to look at the car that went over the cliff. we heard reports that around 4:30, the car drove over here in this area. now they have called in a tow truck and about 350 feet of cable to try to get that car out. two people were involved in the collision. one person again taken to a local hospital. to be treated for moderate to major injuries, the other with minor injuries who refused treatment. chp got a call from a concerned friend saying a person was missing possibly over a cliff. that's what they found on scene. back out live i'm told an investigation will be ongoing. they don't know exactly when they are going to pull out this car. they say that they are going to have to figure out if they are going to wait for daylight, and basically figure out a strategy and how they can pull it out but those two people in the car have been taken out and one is in the
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
years ago today former beatle john lennon was shot and killed outside his new york apartment. today fans remembered his legacy and his music. ♪ the tribute took place at the strawberry fields memorial in central park near the dakota apartments where lennon lived. on december 8th, 1980 he was returning from a recording station when he was shot by a deranged fan mark david chapman. >>> remember that record half billion dollar powerball jackpot? well, the second of two winners has finally come forward. how he decided to cash out his winnings. >> from the cbs 5 weather center. googe everybody. sure -- good evening everybody. sure it's cloudy outside and we'll fire up the live hi-def doppler radar and tell you when to expect rain back in the forecast. as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,, ,, ,,,, in history has >>> one of the winners of one of the largest powerball jackpots in history has decided to stay anonymous. but lottery officials did get a chance to meet him. >> he is intelligent, he is outgoing and he was very engaging. i have no doubt that he will use the
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
leaving negotiations to the two main power brokers, president obama and house speaker john boehner. >> if the president doesn't agree with our proposal, he has an obligation to families and small businesses to offer a plan of his own. a plan that can pass both chambers of the congress. >> reporter: with the clock ticking toward the fiscal cliff deadline, government workers have joined the push but they want to make sure they're not cut out of the deal. >> federal employees that i represent have offered up $103 billion to the federal deficit. >> reporter: jd cox of the american federation of government employees say they can't afford anymore cuts and going over the fiscal cliff will impact millions of americans. >> there would be a lot of federal employees who would be furloughed or riffed and would lose their jobs. >> reporter: economists say the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases that will kick in january 1st if congress and the president don't reach an agreement could plunge the country back into recession. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the h
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
leaving the king edward vie hospital ii hospital. >>> john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of santa clara software company mcafee taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. mcafee is the person of interest in a murder of a neighbor in belize. he had been in hiding but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 7:30am PST
into law last year. >> reporter: his remarks came one day after house speaker john boehner announced the talks were stalled. >> well, this isn't a progress report, because there's no progress to report. >> reporter: his democratic counterpart, nancy pelosi, blames boehner for the stalemate. >> what they offered in return was an empty letter, lacking in specifics. >> reporter: such is the state of negotiations 23 days before the deadline, when federal income tax rates will revert to higher clinton era levels, 2% payroll tax cuts will expire, and long-term unemployment benefits will dry up for over 2 million americans who have been out of work for six months or more. on saturday, boehner did not allow a compromise on tax hike for top earners, somewhere between today's 35% rate and the clinton era's 39.6%. >> there are a lot of things that are possible, but to put the revenue to the president seeks on the table. >> reporter: even if the two sides are making progress behind the scenes, no one expects them to admit it until the last minute. but the office of management and budget has aske
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
is headed to kensington palace where she will rest. >>> silicon valley's john mcafee is under arrest in guatemala. the founder of the santa clara software company mcafee was taken into custody yesterday accused of entering guatemala illegally. he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor in belize. he had been this hiding but this week, surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. mcafee contends he is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the parisian government now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> a lot more to this story. mcafee may face deportation back to belize. >>> coming up, why the nap nanny maker is being sued. >> the high level phone call that could signal progress. >> first police move in to take down a suspect but his family has other ideas. the bizarre bust coming up after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, cameras were rolling as a suspect jumps out a window d runs toward th >>> after 10 hours barricaded inside a new york ho
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
chemical weapons. >> in washington, arizona senator john mccain said the u.s. should consider all options to prevent chemical attacks in syria including military intervention. >> as for the crisis in cairo, president obama has made a phone call to egyptian president mohammed morsi. he expressed concerns about the deaths and injuries of protesters outside morsi's palace. demonstrators are upset about the new unrestricted powers morsi gave himself. >>> looks like authorities in belize will have to wait to question john mcafee. he's back in a georgia georgia tamilian jail. he asked for asylum there. he's wanted for questioning about murder in belize. >>> to reach an agreement on a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. financial experts were on capitol hill yesterday to talk about the negative impacts if the automatic tax increases and spending cuts happen on january 1st. president obama visited a northern virginia family who would suffer finally if a -- financially if a deal isn't reached. the president's approval rating is at its highest point since the raid that killdee killed osama bin
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 1:35am PST
suspects. live in san jose. >> a big victory for john mcafee. a judge has ordered that he be released from a detention center. mcafee was taken into custody after sneaking into guatemala. he's been trying to dodge police in belize who want to question him in his neighbor's murder. the judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation sorted out. >> details that led up to the crash that killed jenni rivera. her plane plunged almost vertically from 28,000 feet and nose dived into the ground at 600 miles an hour. the transportation secretary says the impact must have been terrible. we still don't know what caused the plane to crash. investigators say it will take days to piece together the wreckage. >> the rain is back. it could stay through the new year off and on. >> we have a series of storms lined up. the difference between the ones that are stacked up now and ones we experienced earlier, not as wet. along highway 101. you're probably hearing rain drops on the rooftops. union city and in freemont. we'll talk about the bulk of this energy and where you can find it tonight. th
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 1:35am PST
about what happened to her boyfriend. >> developing news tonight. silicon valley tycoon john mcafee is under arrest. he's been on the run since early november, refusing to turn himself in to authorities in belize. that's where he is a person of interest in the shooting death of his next door neighbor. mcafee believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy. the story has to get out. i have documentation that improves the intense corruption. now that i'm in a safe place. >> mcafee was arrested for entering guatemala illegally. he is facing deportation. >> the dungeness crab season got started and already the boats are idle. crabbers are on strike. we are hearing some restaurants are running low on crab. the problem, bubbled to the surface sunday when crabbers heard that fish brokers were going to drop the price from $3 a pound to as low as $1.80. >> it's been a year since state lawmakers lost a sweet perk. their free cars. many were so fond of their rides they decided to buy them back. they made a few improvements first and guess who is paying for that. >> reporter: three days befo
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 1:35am PST
of the mystery. firefighters believe it may be something electrical. >>> well, a bizarre saga of john mcafee has ended for now at least, with the software wizard back in a guatemalan jail. the 67-year-old was hospitalized briefly today for chest pains before being taken back to his cell. his lawyer says he did not have a heart attack but is suffering from stress and hypertension. mcafee swept into guatemala from neighboring belize and asked for asylum. guatemala said no. they want to question mcafee about his neighbor's murder. >>> he is the toughest law man in the west. bay area students made that clear when they told sheriff joe what they think about him. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. and joe arpaio admits he courts controversy. he got a dose of that tonight when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to also reach out to eighth graders at the middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the hot desert sun. >> they acc
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
. president obama, house speaker john boehner spoke by phone last night after republicans sent a new deal offer but senate majority leader harry reid isn't very happy about the discussion on the senate floor this morning. reid compared the back and forth between the gop leaders and the white house to the peanuts comic strike where charlie brown tries to kick the football that keeps getting yanked away. >> we are not going to fall for that again. the american people aren't going to be under the illusion that the republicans are sometime in the future going to come up with revenue. they are going to come up with raising the rates or, madam president, we are going over the cliff. >> well, if congress and the white house can't team up and reach a deal by new year's eve, automatic tax hikes and steep spending cuts will take effect which could send the united states back into recession. and clearly have a lot of work to do. >>> a dungeness deal has bay area crabbers out on the water again. they went on strike after brokers tried pay them less than $3 a pound. the strike meant there was little f
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
much down or too high but we're up 15 on the dow, nasdaq up by 4 points. president obama and john boehner met to try to prevent the fiscal cliff, due to kick in on january 1st. the main sticking points remain raising taxings on the wealthy and cuts to entitlement programs like medicare. they are accepting that wealthy americans will get a tax hike. they have asked congress to work through the hold daybreak. >>> the federal reserve is expected to announce an expansion of the stimulus program this week. experts predict the fed will extend the program of buying $85 billion of securities each month into the new year the announcement is expected tomorrow or wednesday. >>> and a new service shows pay for college presidents continues its up ward climb. the chronicle of higher education studied data from 2010 and the median compensation rose about $400,000. that's up nearly 3%. for those of you about to go into college or starting college, may want to think of that for a career. pays pretty well. >> 400 grand, that works for me. >> no kidding that sounds good. thanks so much. >> see you g
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
robert john ludwig who spent most of his life knowing he was a woman inside. >> your body doesn't match your spirit. and you search and search for what that thing is. and then when you finally become educated enough to understand what's afflicting you, uhm, you can decide to do something about it. >> reporter: ludwig completed a gender change operation back in july. her proudest moment lately was last friday with a team escorted her to an east bay court and a judge stamped a new birth document declaring her a woman. >> when she came to us asking if we were would go to her tort court date of course, we want to make a point to show them that we want her on the team. she deserves to be on the team. >> he said granted. i turned to my players and i said, let's play ball, y'all. >> it's a great situation. i mean, it's a courageous situation on her part to come back. >> reporter: support has been an issue. >> nobody to turn to. like so many other people who are transgender, uhm, you get lost. there are people who don't understand. i don't understand the question. i understand the concern
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
rights attorney john burris says that person is basically the chief of the police chief. >> this is a game changer in many ways, and so it should be felt all the way down to the officers on the street. >> reporter: burris insists the compliance director will not direct officers on how to did their jobs on a daily basis. but instead, they will set policies to prevent police abuse, excessive force complaints and cut down on officer-involved shooting cases. one councilwoman says what oakland needs is a new leader at the police department. she is disappointed that the compliance director will prior to neither new crime-fighting strategies nor new leadership. >> the fact that we have people dying every few days in the city of oakland is a problem. >> reporter: a federal judge will have to sign off on the compliance director and he also gets to pick the person. civil rights attorney john burris says he wants to recommend a former police chief who has experience in dealing with the justice department to serve as compliance director. he wants someone with experience in reform. all sides say i
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 1:35am PST
about his family's. jim axle rod cbs news west new york new jersey. >> where in the world is john macafy. why he high tailed it to a luxury resort to try and clear his name. >>> plans to build a little dog, at cepacol we've heard people are going to extremes to relieve their sore throats. oh, okay, you don't need to do that. but i don't want any more of the usual lozenges and i want new cooling relief! ugh. how do you feel? now i'm cold. hmm. this is a better choice. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. ahhh. not just a sensation, sensational relief. fire. and in this case, bushels of pot, as well. a two-alarm house fire in te haight led police to a sizee grow operation. police ended up pulling out bags of marijuana plants, along with some sophisticated cultivatn equipment. no word on any arrests.. or, what started e fire. (new1) there's a drone war being wd in alameda county. the sheriff's office says it nes one of the pint-sized spy- planes, for public safety purposes. but cbs-5's ann notarangelo
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
a detention cr in guatemala city -- surroud >>> antivirus software founder john mcafee is in miami arriving there 45 minutes ago. he was released from a detention center in guatemala city surrounded by police and reporters. guatemala says it is expelling mcafee for entering the country illegally. he sneaked in from neighboring belize where he is wanted for questioning in the death of his neighbor. it's not clear whether u.s. officials will hold him on behalf of authorities in belize. >>> well, you might think that residents with the least amount of trash to be picked up would get the lowest rate increase if they get one at all. but in san carlos, that's not the case. cbs 5 reporter don ford explains why they are paying more. >>> reporter: trash day in san carlos, cans lined up. starting january new rates are going up. but not everyone gets the same rate increase. smaller cans get a large increase while large cans get a smaller increase. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: this is a smaller can. >> if i have to pay more then i might as well get the bigger size. but i have less garba
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
are hearing about in daly city on the stretch of highway 85. skyline boulevard right there by john daily boulevard. so we think a car ran off the roadway and we're hearing the first reports of major injuries. so again, lanes are likely blocked and if it is in fact major injuries they will be blocked for a while. in the meantime, outside here's a live look at the nimitz in oakland. no rain so far. just overnight roadwork between embarcadero and fruitvale in both directions of the nimitz this morning. farther south in milpitas, this is live look at 880/237. both directions of the freeway look good. similar story across the golden gate bridge. no problems towards doyle drive, san francisco, and mass transit continues to report no delays. that is traffic. back to you guys. >>> 5:07. new this morning, we now know nelson mandela has a lung infection. the former south african president has been in the hospital since saturday. he suffered with similar infections for the last couple of years. officials say the 94-year-old mandela is responding well to treatment. >>> an elite navy seal kille
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
that the president and house speaker john boehner are reportedly talking again, at least by telephone. among the proposals, the white house may agree to less tax revenue but the speaker still wants to see what cuts the president will make. but publicly, neither side is giving anything away. >> we're still waiting for the white house to identify what spending cuts the president is willing to make as part of balanced approach that he promised americans. >> what is required is, you know, agreement by republicans to some specific revenues that includes raising rates. >> there is no indication that the president will compromise on taxes on the wealthy going up. >>> a soon-to-open bay area restaurant is wondering where are all the workers? black bear diner is set to open a restaurant in emeryville next month. the owners have been holding job fairs to fill the more than 100 positions. but so far, they say, the turnout has been unexpectedly low. >> totally different response than what we expected and like i sad, just what we hear in the news about the unemployment rate and all the stories are
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return to the united states. mcafee is accused o of killing his neighbor in beliz. >> our intent is to return to america and settle down to whatever normal life we can settle down to under the circumstances. >> he answered reporters questions during an internet broadcast from the detention center over the weekend. >>> the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff comes down to two men, president obama and house speaker john boehner held a face to face meeting at the white house and more meetings are expected. the main sticking points remain, raising taxes and cuts to the entitlement programs. republicans are signaling a willingness to raise rates on the wealthy. >> there is a growing group of folks that are looking at this and realizing we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue before year end. >>> house republicans still oppose raising taxes under the top 2 person under many circumstances and democrats are skeptical about rushing through entitlement reform. they agreed not to discuss their talks but say the lines of communication remain
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am PST
ocean east of the philippines. >>> millionaire fugitive john mcafee is released from a detention center. he was taken into custody last week after sneaking into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with a murder. a guatemalan judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation order is out. >> hope he is writing a book while he is going through all this. >> so bizarre. >> i would read it. strange, strange. >>> how about some traffic now at 6:14? liz, it's all yours. >> thank you. let's go towards the bay bridge. we are just getting word of a new accident just past the pay gates. the metering lights are on. so you can see delays now as far back as probably towards the 880 overcrossing now. and then we also have that accident past the toll plaza so delays towards treasure island up the incline. they are working to clear it but we have a good sized wait toward san francisco from the east bay. elsewhere speaking of the east bay, let's check the san ramon valley. a camera down southbound 680. and so far, so good right now leaving walnut creek heading towards d
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
ensure his safety but he is back in the palace today. >>> john mcafee is seeking asylum in guatemala after weeks in hiding. he founded the santa clara software security company that bears his name. he is wanted for a murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" at a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> police say a man is implicated in the death of a new york city subway passenger who was pushed on the tracks. ki-suck han died monday after being hit by a train at the times square station. this is surveillance video showing han in a confrontation before being shoved on the tracks. witnesses say han tried to climb back up to the platform but couldn't before the train struck him. >> just standing in fear and shock. not knowing what's going on. some people ran, others just stood there. didn't know what was going on. >> some witnesses say they noticed the suspect acting strangely before the incidents. but it's on the front page of the "new york post" today a picture of him clinging to the platform
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
year's end, across-the-board tax hikes and budget cuts will kick in automatically. house speaker john boehnered off a republican proposal this week but president obama and other democrats have dismissed it because it includes no tax increase for the wealthiest of americans. >> 60% of americans pay slightly more. >> there's only one person out of 307 million americans who can sign something in law, the president. >> boehner is set to meet with small business owners while the president speaks at a conference of corporate ceos. >>> bob dole made an appearance on capitol hill yesterday in a wheelchair frail but still flexing his political might. he could not convince enough republicans to support a disabled rights treaty. the united nations treaty would ban discrimination against people with disabilities. it fell five votes short of getting the needed two-thirds approval in the senate. >>> the world's oldest woman has died at the age of 116. beth cooper is only one of eight people recognized by the begin he was book of world records to have lived that long. she died peacefully yesterday i
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
today it appears assad's days are numbered in that country. >>> the question now, where is john mcafee? he has been back in the united states but still no sign of the software tycoon. he was last seen leaving miami international airport last night after guatemala authorities put him on a plane when he was kicked out of the country for crossing the border illegally. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. they wanted to return me to belize. the problem was that again police in guatemala are going to be signing a peace accord early next year. belize demanded my return. >> no one knows where he is now probably somewhere in florida. mcafee snuck into guatemala to escape questioning by belize police after his neighbor was murdered. >>> instead of recalling san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi a group is gathering signatures to urge him to resign. the move is to avoid a costly recall. the petition needs 50,000 signatures within the next week. earlier this year mirkarimi pleaded guilty for bruising his wife's arm. he is on probation for three years. he refused to
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
revised this weekend when house speaker john boehner went over to the white house. neither side is releasing details about the conversation, but taxes are still the big sticking point. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us, including folks like me, get to keep all our tax break. >> reporter: republicans have adamantly opposed raising taxes, but some are considering it now if democrats agree to social security and medicare changes. >> republicans were disappointed with the proposed spending cuts in the president's first offer which do not include changes to entitlement programs. >> we have got to do something about the spending. an obsession to raise taxes is not going to solve the problem. >> advocates for seniors want social security and medicare out of the fiscal cliff debate. >> don't talk about them as if they are entitlements and give aways. these are programs people have paid for over their entire working lives and have earned these programs. >> if lawmakers and the president don't find a compromise, taxes for all americans will go up and across t
CW
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
approves them it will go back to the board of supervisors for final approval. >>> john mcafee has surfaced in public for the first time in weeks. he is in a hotel in guatemala city after sneaking out of beliz where he is a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor. in his last blog post, he says he has hired guatemala's former attorney general to petition the country's government to allow him to stay. >>> crews spent the day shoring up a huge stretch of highway along highway 1 after the weekend's rain. caltrans hopes this won't be a mr. be in the new future -- problem in the near future. >> devil's slide is the most beautiful drive i've ever been over, and i'm kind of sad the tunnel is opening and is going to take away that scenery. >> if you're a driver, you don't pay attention to the view! >> cars are expected to start heading through the tunnel in february or march. >>> what is happening across the bay area right now? >> the weather is getting wetter toward tomorrow. no big storms, but rainfall is moving in. showers right now primarily north of the golden gate where they
CW
Dec 8, 2012 10:00pm PST
cbs reporter john blackstone shows us automakers are finally getting the message. >> reporter: this year's l. a. autoshow is bolder -- and greener than ever before. more than 50 electric, hybrid and over fuel-efficient cars are on display. at a time when style is taken a backseat to fuel economy. edward low editor in chief for motor trend magazine says automakers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now the average age of a car on the road is 11 years a record high. >> now they're in these old cars and they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternative fuel vehicles is up 54%. so gm is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev. ford is rolling out eight vehicles that deliver 40 miles per gallon or better. including the 2014 fiesta that has a breakthrough three cylinder engine. the spokesman mickle line. >> it's so small you can actually fit it in a suitcase and it has the performance of a standard engin
CW
Dec 11, 2012 10:00pm PST
president obama and house speaker john boehner may be working on a deal privately. the associated press says the two have been talking secretly by telephone. among the proposals the white house may agree to less tax revenue but the speaker still wants to see what cuts the president will make. publicly neither side is giving away anything right now. >> we're still waiting for the white house to identify what spending cuts the president willing to make as part of the balanced approach that he promised the american people. >> what is required is, you know, agreement by republicans to some specific revenues that includes raising rates. >> and right now there is no indication the president is willing to compromise on his insistence that tax rates for the highest earners must go up. >> protests over michigan's right to work legislation carried into the night. earlier demonstrators were outside and inside the capitol as michigan's house passed the bill the senate approved earlier. protesters demand the governor veto the bill. >> i appreciate they have a different perspective. but this is
CW
Dec 9, 2012 8:30am PST
talks came after speaker of the house john boehner reported the talks are stalled. >> there is no progress to report. >> his democratic counterpart, pelosi, blames bangle they returned an -- blames boehner. >> they returned an empty letter lacking in specifics. >> federal income tax rates will go back up to the higher clinton era levels and long term unemployment benefits will dry up for over 2 million americans who have been out of work for six months or more. on friday bade boehner did not rule out a compromise on tax hikes for top earner, somewhere between 25% and the clinton era 36%. even if the two sides are making progress behind the scene, no one expects them to admit it until the last minute. but the office of management and budget has asked federal agencies for a list of possible cuts just in case there is no deal. cbs news, the white house. >> here is an economic indicator. there may be a boost going on in american business. a brisk holiday shopping season. that is under way right now. fedex is gearing up for its busiest day of the year as a result. a record 19 million p
CW
Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
market improves sub staeshl -- substantially. >>> john mcafee in florida this evening. he arrived at miami international just before 5:00 pm. he is in florida after being kicked out of guatemala for entering that country illegally. he snuck in to escape being questioned by police in belize on the death of his neighbor. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. they wanted to return me to belize. the problem was that the police in guatemala are going to be signing a peace accord early next year. >> there is no sign of mcafee at this hour. no one knows where he went after he left the airport or what he plans to do next. >>> iphone users rejoice! you now have access to your precious google maps once again. this comes after the unpopularity of apple's own maps app. >> i just downloaded the return of the mans moments ago. it features turn by turn navigation, live traffic information, and public transportation directions, all of which were missing or problems wallet apple's new maps. >> did you ever get lost? >> i would get lost anyway. [ laughter ] >> we'll see what ha
CW
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
boo. but as john blackstone temperatures us, even those who must enforce the law are foggy on details. >> reporter: at seattle police headquarters given the task of explaining the new marijuana law. what do you call it? >> marijwhatnow. it's a guide. >> reporter: a lot of people are saying that. it will take a year for the state to write regulations for selling marijuana legally. that leaves confusing gaps. it's still illegal to smoke pot publicly. you can possess it. you can buy it, but nobody is allowed to sell it. nobody is allowed to grow it right now either. how do you get legal pot? >> i couldn't tell you. >> reporter: the new law passed with 56% of the vote. supporters say it will save police and courts time and money. since 2001 more than 130,000 people have been arrested in washington state for marijuana possession. legal marijuana sales could generate washington $500 million a year in taxes and business. opponents worry legalization will lead to more people using drugs. >> this is not what you're going to pick up in baggy at the corner. >> it's the opposite. >> repor
CW
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
president obama and house speaker john boehner. >> reporter: if lawmakers want to settle this in time for christmas, negotiators need to kick it into high gear next week. they must reach an agreement by early next week at the latest. that's the only way that members will have enough time to read it, debate it, and vote on it in the house and senate before heading home for the holidays. in a now familiar routine, both sides blamed each other today for the slow pace of talks. the senate democratic leader harry reid. >> right now they are the only thing standing between congress and the compromise. >>> a spokesman said that in a statement, the respect offer made last week remains an offer as we continue to wait for the president to identify the spending cuts he's willing to make as a part of the balanced approach that he promised the american people. and the white house and the speaker office has not released a single detail about that meeting on sunday. they think that it's good news, a sign that will become serious just in time. cbs news, capitol hill. >>> two delivery men felt pretty luck
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